Georgette De Jesus, MD
Child & Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Georgette De Jesus, MD, is a double board-certified psychiatrist who has been providing integrative mental health treatment plans to children, adolescents and adults at South Florida Integrative Medicine since she joined the practice in 2016. She is well-versed in treating a wide range of mental health concerns, but particularly focuses her clinical work on ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, and Depression. Dr. De Jesus draws upon her years of training, and her clinical and research experience in psychiatry in order to deliver personalized, empathic care to her patients.
Dr. De Jesus obtained her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 2003. Following medical school, she trained at Duke University for her residency in Psychiatry, and later completed a two-year Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University. In 2009, following completion of her professional training, Dr. De Jesus returned to San Juan, where she built a successful mental health private practice. During that time, she also served as the Associate Residency Training Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Medical Director of the Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.
Dr. De Jesus has conducted research on Mood Disorders, ADHD, and genetics, including a research year at the National Institutes of Mental Health’s Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program. Her past research has focused on novel treatments for depression and ADHD. Dr. De Jesus is currently in the process of training with the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) to obtain full certification in Functional Medicine.
In addition to seeing patients at South Florida Integrative Medicine, Dr. De Jesus currently teaches at the University of Miami, where she delivers lectures to medical residents on a wide range of topics in mental health that include autism, sleep disorders, and the practice of tele-psychiatry. She is an avid public speaker and enjoys delivering talks for parents, teachers, and other groups in the area.
Dr. De Jesus is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, providing services to patients in both languages.